Mul"ti*pli*cate (?), a. [L. multiplicatus, p.p. of multiplicare. See Multiply.]

Consisting of many, or of more than one; multiple; multifold.

Multiplicate flower Bot., a flower that is double, or has an unusual number of petals in consequence of the abnormal multiplication of the parts of the floral whorls.

 

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